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to hit the target / to hit the nail on the head
  *的* | 的* | *的
of / ~'s (possessive particle) / (used after an attribute) / (used to form a nominal expression) / (used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis)
  *的* | 的* | *的
see 的士
  *的* | 的* | *的
really and truly
  *的* | 的* | *的
aim / clear
purpose / aim / goal / target / objective / CL: 個|个
Midea (brand)
(old) wife
if (coming after a conditional clause)
and so on / and what not
else / other
(there are) some (who are...) / some (exist)
sometimes / at times
have plenty of / there's no lack of
yes, that's right / variant of 似的
really / indeed
destination (location)
really / after all / details / particulars
I (when talking to a superior)
target / aim / objective / what one hopes to gain
standard / norm / criterion
bogus / ersatz / fake / mock / phoney
seems as if / rather like / Taiwan pr. [si4 de5]
abbr. of 麵包車的士|面包车的士 / minivan taxi
Game of Thrones (TV series)
generally speaking / to sum up / in summary / in short
for the sake of / for the purpose of
small change
drat / frick / (euphemistic variant of 媽的|妈的)
the great majority
damn it! / blast it!
Baltic Sea
(taboo curse) damn it! / fucking
You're really quite something! / You're just amazing!
taxi (loanword)
Get along with you!
(my, your) own person / (to assert) one's own personality
Descendants of the Dragon (i.e. Han Chinese)
male taxi driver / cabbie (slang)
you're most welcome / sure thing! / I did what I was supposed to do
(neologism c. 2009) don't worry, it's all taken care of
qualitative leap
(idiom) a good person, used to praise sb's moral integrity or courage
darkness comes before dawn / things can only get better (idiom)
object-oriented technology
Really! (interj. of annoyance or frustration)
disco (loanword) / also written 迪斯科
homing / target-seeking (military)
Baltimore (place name, surname etc)
the Last Supper (in the Christian Passion story)
the Emperor's new clothes (i.e. naked)
How did it happen? / What's wrong? / What went wrong? / What's up?
white lie
what for / why / how
to play dirty / crafty / scheming
ginger gets spicier as it gets older (idiom) / the older, the wiser
motorcycle taxi / abbr. for 摩托車的士|摩托车的士
Actual practice is the sole criterion for judging truth (item from Deng Xiaoping theory, from 1978)
(like) a cat on a hot tin roof / anxious / agitated
Netherlands Antilles
nothing to pick on / really good / nothing to discuss / settled matter / no problem
reliable funds
User-Network Interface / UNI
not to be trifled with / to be reckoned with
trivial (matters) / triviality / nonsense / rubbish
drat / frick / (euphemistic variant of 他媽的|他妈的)
What brings you here? (idiom)
lit. target of a multitude of arrows (idiom); the butt of public criticism / attacked on all sides
don’t worry about (it, him etc) / doesn’t matter / whatever / anyway
to crush one's own foot while trying to maneuver a rock (to a cliff edge, to drop on one's enemy) (idiom) / hoisted by one's own petard
sb who is easy to deal with
the Son of God
lit. the body is the revolution's capital / fig. good health is a prerequisite for work (Mao Zedong's saying)
Go your own way, let others say what they like. (popular modern cliche) / Do it my way.
aimless / at random
Every family goes through its problems. (idiom)
Secret of the Magic Gourd (1958), prize-winning children's fairy tale by Zhang Tianyi 張天翼|张天翼
Goddam! / goddamn / wretched
female taxi driver
Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia
to hit the mark with a comment (idiom) / to say sth spot on
couple who were made for each other
spirit world
Montevideo, capital of Uruguay
spilt water / (fig.) sth that can not be retrieved / spilt milk
Tripoli, capital of Libya / Tripoli, city in north Lebanon
Cádiz, Spain
lit. if you have to use force to break a melon off the vine, it won't taste sweet (because it's only when the melon is ripe that it can be removed with just a slight twist) (idiom) / fig. if sth is not meant to be, it's no use trying to force it to happen
all one's strength
lit. If the old doesn't go, the new will not come. / You can't make progress by clinging to old notions.

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